Just looking at heart pictures. No reason.
Nice when they work right.
Image from Wikimedia Commons.
A siphonophore is a sponge; a gonophore is a reproductive cell.
This is sponge smut here is what it is.
Science Art: Warming Stripes for Scotland from 1884-2018, from #ShowYourStripes, University of Reading's Institute for Environmental Analytics.
This how much the average temperature in Scotland has changed, year over year, since 1884. The white stripes represent the average temperature in Scotland between 1971 and 2000. Blue is colder than that average, and red is warmer.
University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins came up with these data visualizations for every country in the world – from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – with plenty of little sub-sections for different cities, states and regions (Stockholm vs a…
SOURCE: Science, 6 September 2019, “Geologists uncover history of lost continent buried beneath Europe,” as used in the post “
Geologists explore a lost continent hidden under Southern Europe.”
I really like the way the music part of this song came together, even though (or maybe because) it sounds an awful lot like a song that I’ve really liked for more than 15 years. It’s not identical, but on reflection a little too George-Harrison-singing-“…
An image from an 1868 book, On the Disposition of Iron in Variegated Strata, which was the subject of a collection in the Public Domain Review.
The geometry of this geology is marvelous. I think I want all the book’s color plates as ceramic tiles.
A secret body around our visible body, from the 1600s. A subtle anatomy. Planetary correspondences. This is where we get the idea of organ systems from, really. Trying to find the correspondences between the things we can’t see.